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Due Process Of Law, Not To Kill A Mockingbird

By Khushbakht Ibrar @khushbakhtibrar Lawyer at Trek Law When public men indulge themselves in abuse, when they deny others a fair trial, when they resort to innuendo and insinuation, to libel, scandal, and suspicion, then our democratic society is outraged, and democracy is baffled. J. Willian Fulbright Keywords: due process, historical background, meaning of due […]

The Rise of Basic Structure Theory of the Indian Constitution

Contributed by Khushbakht Ibrar Lawyer at @trek_law Introduction: The Constitution makers bequeathed the power of amendment in the Constitution in the hands of the Parliament by making it neither too stiff nor too flexible with a determination that the Parliament will amend it as to cope up with the altering desires and demands. The reason […]

Judicial Review in United Kingdom

Judicial Review in United Kingdom (UK) Can British Supreme Court strike down the laws that are repugnant to the provisions of British Constitution? Contributed by Naghma Sherin Afridi, Lawyer at @trek_law Meaning of Judicial Review: “JUDICIAL REVIEW, in its most widely accepted meaning, is the power of courts to consider the constitutionality of acts of […]

France’s discriminatory yardstick for freedom of speech

Contributed by Naghma Afridi, Sara Hoor Lawyers at @trek_law   Freedom of speech is considered an “essential freedom” in France.  It is protected by the 1789 Declaration of Human and Civil Rights, which is incorporated by reference into the French Constitution.  It is also protected by the European Convention on Human Rights, to which France […]

Ombudsman: A legal comparative study of the powers and functions of the Institution

  Ombudsman-origin and overview: The word ombudsman is derived from a Swedish word ‘ombuds man’ that means the grievance man/ representative/proxy or complaint officer. It is a quasi-judicial administrative authority for criminal justice system to protect the public from any mal-administration done by public servants or public agencies. This institution, however, is very old and […]

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